Image of Francois Debeney

François Debeney

Counsel Bird & Bird France


François is an experienced employment lawyer with strong experience in restructuring and collective bargaining processes

François is a counsel in our Employment Group based in Paris.

His practice covers the full range of contentious and advisory matters with regard to employment and social security law. François regularly advises both French and international groups on restructurings and workforce reductions and on working time scheme and profit sharing plans. He also assists clients before French courts in litigations related to employment issues.

Before joining us, François was in charge of the labor law practice at the French firm Genesis Avocats and Senior Associate of  International French Law Firm Cotty Vivant Marchisio & Lauzeral.

François holds a corporate law degree from University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne and an employment law postgraduate degree from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas. He was admitted to the Bar in 2005.

He is a regular speaker at both Universityand professional lectures.

In addition to his native French, François also speaks English.

News & Events

Talk to an expert
Find a contact

Not sure who to contact